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Publication year is: 2002RssIcon
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Surviving first year. Access, retention and value added, Report on the 2000-2001 Pilot
Abstract
Interim report on the first phase of a study focusing on the relationship between access (and academ...
Author(s)
Foster,J. | Houston,M. | Knox,H. | Rimmer,R
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/07/2002
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Surviving first year. Access, retention and value added, Report on the 2000-2001 Pilot
Abstract
Interim report on the first phase of a study focusing on the relationship between access (and academ...
Author(s)
Foster,J. | Houston,M. | Knox,H. | Rimmer,R
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | Retention and completion
Date
01/07/2002
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Philosophy, 2000-2001
Abstract
Overview report of the findings of 41 subject reviews of philosophy programmes undertaken by QAA bet...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Enhancement of the learning experience
Date
01/01/2002
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High marks
Abstract
The article discusses the causes and consequences of grade inflation in leading US universities.
Author(s)
Marcus,J
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | International
Date
01/01/2002
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The reliability of assessment by portfolio on a course to develop and accredit teachers in higher education
Abstract
This paper explores the reliability of portfolio assessment with special reference to courses for HE...
Author(s)
Baume,D. | Yorke,M
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Staff development
Date
01/01/2002
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Evaluation of the Australian Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS)
Abstract
Article evaluating the Australian system of student contributions to the costs of their study, using...
Author(s)
Harman,G
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | International
Date
01/01/2002
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The effect of taking paid employment during term-time on students' academic studies
Abstract
More students are working part-time while studying and mostly in the retailing and hospitality indus...
Author(s)
Curtis,S. | Shani,N
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2002
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Our students in the workforce 18 months and 3 years later: how did we do and can we do better?
Abstract
Report of a pilot survey looking at graduates' perceptions of the skills possessed on graduation, sk...
Author(s)
Randall,S. | Davies,D
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations
Date
01/01/2002
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High skills utilisation under mass higher education: graduate employment in service industries in Britain
Abstract
Article exploring the impact of mass higher education on the employment of graduates, focusing on gr...
Author(s)
Mason,G
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations
Date
01/01/2002
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Higher education: higher ambitions? - graduate employability in Scotland
Abstract
Reports the findings of a small-scale scoping study to investigate the nature of graduate employabil...
Author(s)
Denholm,J. | Macleod,D. | Boyes,L. | McCormick,J
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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The European student survey 2002
Abstract
Results of a survey of the career aspirations and views of over 4,000 students from 28 European coun...
Author(s)
Wistrich,A
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | International
Date
01/01/2002
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A longitudinal study of young people in Ayrshire
Abstract
Qualitative research study analysing factors influencing young people's career decision-making and a...
Author(s)
Semple,S. | Paris,M. | Howieson,C
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Careers services/advisers
Date
01/01/2002
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Employability: employer perceptions of subject benchmark statements
Abstract
Presents the findings of a study examining skills development through undergraduate study in three s...
Author(s)
Council for Industry and Higher Education
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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The demand for higher education in south London and the engagement of higher education institutions with the business community
Abstract
A report carried out on behalf of six south London HEIs on ways to increase enrolments, especially a...
Author(s)
KPMG
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2002
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Intermediate-level qualifications in higher education - an international assessment
Abstract
Literature review aimed at deepening the understanding of trends and characteristics of intermediate...
Author(s)
Robertson,D
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
International | Sub-degree level (excluding Foundation degree) | Course validation: design and subject provision | Foundation degree
Date
01/01/2002
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Survey of non-prescribed higher education programmes
Abstract
Findings from a desk-based study of Learning and Skills Council (LSC) statistics relating to higher-...
Author(s)
Greenwood,M
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Sub-degree level (excluding Foundation degree) | HE in FE | Course validation: design and subject provision
Date
01/01/2002
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European doctoral mobility
Abstract
A report on the flow of doctoral students under the Socrates/Erasmus programme for the period 1995 t...
Author(s)
Mitchell,I
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Research
Subtheme(s)
International | Researcher development and career paths
Date
01/01/2002
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Higher education: Easing the burden
Abstract
The Better Regulation Task Force largely endorses the new lighter QAA regime but calls for further s...
Author(s)
Better Regulation Task Force
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
External review methods
Date
01/01/2002
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Mature student perception of Access: perspectives from a qualitative longitudinal research project
Abstract
Students who had successfully completed an Access course and are now on a degree course suggest ways...
Author(s)
Gibson,K. | Waters,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2002
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Counting diversity
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Minority ethnic students, especially those categorised as "other" are more uncomfortable completing ...
Author(s)
Cousin,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2002
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